Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Regression Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 51 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.93% 0.88% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.07% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £183 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.44% -41.13% +12.73%
10th Percentile £328 £165 £245
90th Percentile £412 £281 £323
South Wales median daily rate £401 £241 £310
% change year-on-year +66.84% -22.42% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00

Regression Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 556 469 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.60% 82.86% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 375 597
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £182 £168 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £21.33 £39.43 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +101.39% +12.50% +10.34%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Informatica
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) Green Hills